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English definition of “stricken”

stricken

adjective
 
 
/ˈstrɪkən/
suffering from the effects of something bad, such as illness, sadness, etc: a child stricken by fear → See also panic-stricken, poverty-strickenFeeling sad and unhappyNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
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